Gananda Central School District

The Gananda Central School District is a public school district in New York State located about 20 miles east of Rochester’s city center and serves approximately 900 students in the master-planned development of Gananda, which is in the towns of Macedon and Walworth in Wayne County with a staff of 200 (112 teachers and 90 support staff) and an annual budget of approximately $24 million.[1][2][3]

The average class size is 20 students (all grades).[3] The student-teacher ratio is 14:1.[2]

Dr. Shawn Van Scoy is Superintendent of Schools.[4]

The district motto is "Success for All".

Board of education edit

The Board of Education (BOE) consists of 7 members, 7 who serve rotating 3-year terms. Elections are held each May for board members and to vote on the School District Budget.

Board members (2022)[5] are:

  • Greg Giles- President
  • Patty Walker- Vice President
  • Lisa Finnegan
  • Shauna Phillips
  • Bill Buchko
  • Mike Cardarelli
  • Robin Vogt
  • Leslie Ferrante - District Clerk

History edit

The Gananda Central School District opened its doors to 108 students in 1974 and has grown since then as the population of suburban Rochester has grown.

In 2022, Middle School Principal, Eliott Butt won the WROC-TV Golden Apple award.[6][7]

Schools edit

The district operates three schools, all located in the town of Walworth.

Elementary schools edit

  • Richard Mann Elementary School (K-5), Principal - Katy Lumb

Middle schools edit

  • Gananda Middle School (6-8), Principal - Elliot Butt[8]

High schools edit

  • Ruben A. Cirillo High School (9-12), Principal - Christopher Whipple[9]

Performance edit

The district's 96% graduation rate exceeds the State Standard of 55%.[3]

References edit

  1. ^ Gananda Central School District - General Information
  2. ^ a b greatschools - Gananda Central School District Schools
  3. ^ a b c nySTART 2006 Report Card for Gananda Central School District Archived 2011-10-01 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Superintendents Office".
  5. ^ "Gananda CSD". Archived from the original on October 4, 2011.
  6. ^ "Golden Apple: Congratulations to Elliott Butt from Gananda Middle School!".
  7. ^ "Golden Apple: Congratulations to Elliott Butt from Gananda Middle School!".
  8. ^ "About us - Our School - Gananda Middle School". Retrieved October 23, 2019.
  9. ^ "About us - Our School - Ruben A. Cirillo High School". Retrieved November 24, 2023.

External links edit

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